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Welcome to our blog site! This area of the site brings you a range of views from within and outside Saferworld on all aspects of peace and security. If you are interested in submitting a piece for publication, contact our communications team. We welcome your comments on individual blog posts. You can view the latest posts below, or view them by category or author using the links on the right.

 

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Police accountability: a mechanism for peace and justice

In our latest peace and justice blog, policing experts Gary White and Graham Mathias explore the links between policing, peace and justice, highlighting the importance of accountability structures and processes at all levels to enable and support a police culture that contributes to broader peace and justice.

Security and justice sector development, BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Community-based policing | 5 December 2016

Resolute in uncertain times: peacebuilding in the new US administration

Weeks after the election, Trump's foreign policy and security strategy remain uncertain. David Alpher and Ursala Knudsen-Latta explore the challenges and opportunities for peacebuilders as America shapes a new approach.

Inclusive political processes, International conflict prevention advocacy | 1 December 2016

Yemen: will the world finally take notice?

As the war in Yemen takes a staggering toll on the population, Elizabeth Bourne asks what it will take for the world to take notice.

Elizabeth Bourne | International arms transfer control | 20 October 2016

Sweet 16?

One year since the launch of the 2030 Agenda, Saferworld’s Robert Parker reviews global action on peaceful, just and inclusive societies.

Robert Parker | 2030 Agenda | 28 September 2016

The injustice of Inequality and its links to violence

Oxfam’s Deborah Hardoon has focused her research on the evidence behind Oxfam’s global campaign on inequality. In this blog, Deborah reflects on the relationship between inequality, injustice and violence. This is also published as part of Oxfam's Policy and Practice blog.

Deborah Hardoon | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Security and justice sector development | 21 September 2016

Peace in Myanmar: Listen to the people  

Saferworld's Head of Asia Chris Underwood reflects after attending a International Peace Day event in Myanmar.

Chris Underwood | 2030 Agenda | 21 September 2016

Empowered Citizens: changing the landscape of local governance in Nepal

In a blog originally published for the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Saferworld’s Ashim Pandey looks at how open government can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Ashim Pandey | 2030 Agenda, Youth | 1 September 2016

Crowding out accountability: The follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda

Following her visit to the UN headquarters in New York, Anna Möller-Loswick reflects on some of the challenges as well as the greater role that civil society should play in the process. 

Anna Möller-Loswick | 2030 Agenda | 28 July 2016

Taking stock: what have we learnt from the first six months?

Michelle Parlevliet reviews the first six months of our Justice and Peace blog series.

Michelle Parlevliet | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Security and justice sector development | 15 June 2016

Injustice: a driver of violent extremism?

As the countering violent extremism agenda becomes more prominent, Leanne McKay looks at why it shouldn’t supersede other development, peacebuilding and rule of law options available to tackle violence.

Leanne McKay | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, Constructive alternatives to counter-terror & stabilisation, Security and justice sector development | 18 April 2016

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